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Robert K. Burnett Memorial Endowed Scholarship

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Recipients shall be admitted undergraduate students in the College of Education secondary education program and shall be selected on the basis of their love of science, their desire to pursue a career in the field of science education and their potential for success in teaching. Biology students will be given first preference. This award is intended to encourage students preparaing to teach at the high school level in one of the hard sciences including biology, chemistry, or physics. Biology students will be given first preference.

About Bob Burnett

This scholarship honors Bob Burnett. Bob received his Masters in teaching blind and visually impaired from MSU and was one of the first students in the Orientation and Mobility Program. For 35 years, Bob worked as a teacher and orientation and mobility consultant for students who were blind or visually impaired. Bob believed in the goodness of people. He helped many people to believe in themselves, dream bigger dreams, and reach those dreams.

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